Maintenance Director

Job ID: 283428 Posted: 2019/09/10 Position Type: Full-time
Category: Administration City: Location:

Job Information:

A 122 bed-skilled nursing Center in the Linden, New Jersey area, seeks a maintenance director to be responsible for the overall maintenance operation of the Center. Additional responsibilities include:

  • supervising the maintenance department including performing “hands on” maintenance and repair work
  • keeping the building in good repair and free of electrical, plumbing, heating and cooling systems hazards
  • maintaining the fire alarm and emergency generator system in good working order, performing weekly tests on the fire alarm and emergency generator systems and keeping records of tests results
  • orienting and instructing all maintenance personnel and recruiting and interviewing new hires
  • reviewing and evaluating personnel’s work performance and designating work assignments and duty schedules
  • and above all, ensuring that residents and families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere which recognizes the individual’s needs and rights
Job Requirements:
  • Graduate of an approved school for practical or vocational nursing
  • Currently licensed by the New Jersey State Board of Nursing
  • Rehabilitative or geriatric nursing experience is preferred
  • Able to withstand strenuous physical activity
  • Possess manual dexterity to handle instruments and equipment and visual and aural acuity to detect changes in residents’ conditions
  • Possess understanding, patience and tact in dealing with infirm, chronic or acutely ill residents, their families and visitors
  • Ability to positively interact with everyone from residents to government agencies and the general public
  • General knowledge of personnel policies and procedures and an understanding of supervisory responsibilities
  • Ability to work independently, problem solve and make decisions as necessary
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions in the English language, which may be of a technical nature
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